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Aport

Aport \A*port"\, adv. [Pref. a- + port.] (Naut.) On or towards the port or left side; -- said of the helm.

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aport

adv. (context nautical English) on the left side of the boat

Usage examples of "aport".

This sign means hard aport, this hard astarboard, this steady as she goes.

As they drew closer and could finally pick out features of the coast, it was apparent that they had made landfall some miles north of Charleston Bay and Brandon brought the ship several points aport to correct.

The flooding worsened the list until the ship began leaning hard aport into the hull of the black submarine alongside.

This sign means hard aport, this hard astarboard, this steady as she goes.

  This sign means hard aport, this hard astarboard, this steady as she goes.

After waving to the others on the beach to let them know he was safely aboard Ed's launch, Tommy ducked into the cabin just as Ed was swinging the helm hard aport to keep the Goose going in circles.